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Former Blackpool defender has often been a target of insults from Preston fans, but claims this occasion abuse turned violent

Football: Sheringham's snub to pounds 4m

Gerry Francis, the Tottenham Hotspur manager, yesterday said he was disappointed that Teddy Sheringham had decided to leave after rejecting a four-year-contract that would have earned the striker pounds 1m a year.

Emerson primed for ejector seat

Simon Turnbull meets Middlesbrough's 'other' Brazilian, whose efforts have fallen some way short of his reputation

Football: The season belonged to them

Glenn Moore hails the men who made the 1996-97 campaign a football year to remember

Football: Gascoigne in fitness race

Paul Gascoigne will embark on a tour of Britain in the next 10 days to try to prove his fitness for England's summer events.

Football: Pearce to quit as manager

Stuart Pearce is set to resign as manager of relegated Nottingham Forest today after just five months in charge and hand over to Dave Bassett.

Football: Lionesses bring pride to Millwall

Millwall Lionesses 1 Wembley 0

Football: Angell takes County up

A fifth-minute goal from Brett Angell ensured Stockport won promotion from the Second Division with a battling 1-0 victory at Chesterfield last night.

Football: Bury's rocket men

Watford 0 Bury 0 Attendance: 9,017

Election '97: The silent revolutionaries

Tea-drinking prophet keeps his profile low and expectations high

Sinton sends Middlesbrough deeper into mire

Football: Tottenham Hotspur 1 Middlesbrough 0

Wasteful United stricken by Ricken

Fopotball: Manchester United 0 Borussia Dortmund 1 Dortmund win 2-0 on aggregate EUROPEAN CUP: A dream dies as fallible finishing fails to exploit host of chances in semi-final second leg

Survival is the priority for Juninho

Football

Foreign legion go back to Wembley

Football: Chesterfield 0 Middlesbrough 3

History beckons for Chesterfield

the Cup runs of six semi-finalists from the League's third tier

Middlesbrough need to break bad habit

You could almost feel sorry for Middlesbrough that no one feels sorry for them. A Premiership club who buy big (pounds 26m) cannot expect much sympathy, but nothing is going right for them. Even the identity of their opponents is conspiring against them.
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